Second quantization

Advanced Quantum Mechanics (Fall, 2013)

November 11, 2013

Professor Susskind answers a question about neutrino mixing and relates the oscillating quantum states of a neutrino to a precessing electron spin in a magnetic field.  He then discusses a recent article about whether an electron is a sphere.  After these topics, Professor Susskind continues the previous discussion about second quantization, and demonstrates that the position and momentum creation and annihilation operators are Fourier conjugates of each other.

  • Neutrino mixing
  • Second quantization
  • Fourier conjugates